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Articles from the April 30, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 30, 2014

No Doubt, It's A Bull Market

The bull sales have seen record prices at the Glasgow Stockyards. Beef prices are soaring and right now it's good to be in the cattle business. In the month of April, at the Big Dry Angus Ranch bull... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 30, 2014

AmTrak Passengers Get A Little Off Track

Passengers traveling from Williston, N.D., toward Glasgow felt a jostle and a shake on Monday, April 28, near Bainville. The Amtrak Empire Builder train with 11 cars and two locomotives was disabled...


Glasgow School Board: Meet The Candidates

School board elections will take place on Tuesday, May 6. You can vote at the school district office in Glasgow at 200 7th St. N. The polls in Glasgow will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For other area elections, call your school district office to...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 30, 2014

Work Begins At Milk River Center

Spirits were raised even though the skies were gray and the wind was cold this week. The Milk River Activity Center broke ground for an additional building on Monday, April 28. The center helps commun...


Free Roam Or Stay Home

It was Matthew Brown of the Associated Press who wrote that the “tens of millions of bison” in the 19th century were wiped out by hunters. I say Poppycock. Now it's the NWF's (National Wildlife Federation) Steve Woodruff who is echoing almost... Full story


De-list The Grizzly In Montana

The issue of de-listing grizzly bears in Montana has periodically been in the news over the last couple of decades. Every time the population goals were reached non-government organizations (NGOs) sued and the bar was raised. Apparently, de-listing...


Tork's Drug Store

How our downtown area has changed over the years. Do you remember Tork’s Drug Store? The thing that separated “Tork’s” from some of the other businesses in town was the lunch counter located toward the back of the store. If you were not...


Extremely Interested With Mr. Bundy In Nevada

Dear Editor: Since one third of Valley County is controlled by the Bureau of Land Management, I am extremely interested in the happenings with Mr. Bundy in Nevada. Putting aside the big issue of Federal verses State, my concern is the force being...


Zachary Scott Buckles

Zachary Scott Buckles, 20, died Monday, April 28, 2014, as the result of a work-related accident. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 5, at 3 p.m. at Bell Chapel in Glasgow. He was born Jan....


Kenneth Fuhrman

Kenneth Fuhrman, 83, passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was born to Peter K. and Paulina (Miller) Fuhrman on August...


Luis Pecora Jr.

Luis "Chub" or "Lou" Pecora Jr., 77, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at RiverStone Health Hospice Rehab. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8, at St....


Wilbur Vernon Long

Wilbur Vernon Long, 81, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, after a brief illness. An informal service is planned for later this spring in Fort Peck. Interment will be in the Highland Cemetery in Glas...


Betty M. Scott

Betty M. (Heinrick) Scott passed away of natural causes on Monday, April 28, 2014. She was 98 years young. Our beloved mother, wife and grandmother, and wonderful friend will be greatly missed. This...


Thomas 'Tom' Zimmer

Thomas 'Tom' Zimmer, 86, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Montana. He was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Opheim, Mont., to North...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    April 30, 2014

Hinsdale Track Keeps Trucking

The Nashua Invitational track and field meet was held last week in Wolf Point and the Hinsdale Raider girls did well taking home a fifth place finish. Leading the way for the ladies was Bethany Lacock winning the high jump (4-10); the 100-meter (13.3... Full story


In Full Stride

Glasgow track and field competed in Sidney over the weekend and as usual, the Scotties had strong showings across the board as they are trying to get as many athletes qualified as possible for the...


Scottie Golf Wins Home Match

The Glasgow golf team hosted the Glasgow Invite last Friday and the Scotties didn't disappoint. The boys team edged out Malta by three strokes to take first in the event with a team score of 372....


FWP To Hold Meetings To Discuss Hunting, Fishing Licenses

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of nine public meetings in May to review and discuss recent recommendations from an advisory council tasked with adjusting Montana’s hunting and fishing licenses and fees. The Fish & Wildlife...



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Growing Vegetables in South Valley County

Andrew Payne and William Folley use a team of horses to plow a garden in southwest Valley County in this vintage photograph. Homesteaders and residents relied on vegetable gardens to help stock up on... Full story


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